The north2north mobility in Norway:

 

Application process

The Norwegian application process concerns the countries that can apply for Norwegian north2north funding: Norway, USA, Canada, and Russia.

North2north applicants from institutions in Finland, Iceland, Kingdom of Denmark and Sweden need to refer to their domestic north2north rules. They are not required to fill in the Norwegian north2north application form.

 

Outbound mobility (students from Norwegian north2north institutions):

 

The Norwegian north2north deadlines at a glance:

 

When?

What?

15 February

Deadline for the students to take contact with their north2north institutional contact and inform about their wish to send a north2north application for the academic year 2020/21.

18 February

Deadline for the north2north institutional contacts to send the “north2north potential applicant list” to the Norwegian National Agency for north2north: natalia.kononova@uit.no

 

The students will shortly receive a link to the online application form to their e-mail addresses.

25 February

Deadline for the students to submit the north2north application form.

12 March

Deadline for the Norwegian north2north contacts to submit their priority lists to the Norwegian National Agency for north2north.

20 March

Results of the Norwegian north2north allocation announced and circulated to north2north institution contacts.

 

North2north scholarship

The North2north program in Norway finances the outgoing mobility from the following Norwegian institutions: Nord University, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Sami University of Applied Sciences, University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS), University of Bergen, University of Stavanger - Faculty of Science and Technology and UiT The Arctic University of Norway. The amount of the scholarships is 4000 NOK a month (max. 20000 NOK for one semester).

Waivers

The students of the Norwegian north2north institutions can apply for north2north tuition fee waivers at North American institutions.

 

Procedure

The north2north institutional contacts inform the students of their own institutions about the north2north application process in Norway.

The students who intend to apply for a north2north scholarship have to get in touch with the north2north contact at their home institutions before 15 February.

The north2north institutional contact selects the students who are eligible to submit a north2north application.

They inform the students about the following:

  • Students must prepare a motivation letter that they should include in the application.
  • Students must provide their latest Transcript of Records in English that they should include in the application.
  • The link to the application form will be sent directly to the student applicant by e-mail. It is important to inform the students to check their spam box in case the link to the application is sent there.
  • Outgoing students from Norwegian institutions will be able to select a maximum of three institutions of their choice.

The north2north institutional contact of each institution with potential applicants fill in the “north2north potential applicant list” and submit it to the Norwegian north2north National Agency, natalia.kononova@uit.no by 18 February at the latest.

The north2north institutional contacts inform the students that the deadline to submit the application form will be on 25 February.

The Norwegian National Agency for north2north allocates the waivers and the grants and communicates the results of the Norwegian allocation to the north2north institutional contacts on 20 March. It is each student’s responsibility to contact the north2north institutional contact of his/her home institution to ask if he/she is allocated a north2north grant.

 

Inbound mobility (students from Canada, the U.S. and Russia):

North2north scholarship:

The north2north program in Norway also finances incoming students from north2north institutions in USA, Canada and Russia. The students who are allocated a north2north scholarship will receive 7000 NOK per month (max. 35000 NOK).

Students who can apply for funding have to be residents in the country of the institution from which they apply. Online students who do not live in the country of their home institutions cannot apply for north2north funding from Norway.

 

The Norwegian north2north deadlines at a glance:

 

When?

What?

15 February

Deadline for the students to take contact with their north2north institutional contact and inform about their wish to send a north2north application for the academic year 2020/21.

18 February

Deadline for the north2north institutional contacts to send the “north2north potential applicant list” to the International Coordination Office of north2north to: isabelle.guissard@uit.no

Please note that Norway and Finland have a common application form.

 

The students will shortly receive a link to the online application form to their e-mail addresses.

25 February

Deadline for the students to submit the north2north application form.

12 March

Deadline for the Norwegian north2north contacts to submit their priority lists to the Norwegian National Agency for north2north.

20 March

Results of the Norwegian north2north allocation announced and circulated to north2north institution contacts.

 

Procedure

The north2north institutional contacts inform the students of their own institutions about the north2north application process in Norway.

The students who intend to apply for a north2north scholarship have to get in touch with the north2north contact at their home institutions before 15 February.

The north2north institutional contact selects the students who are eligible to submit a north2north application.

They inform the students about the following:

  • Students must prepare a motivation letter that they should include in the application.
  • Students must provide their latest Transcript of Records in English that they should include in the application.
  • The link to the application form will be sent directly to the student applicant by e-mail. It is important to inform the students to check their spam box in case the link to the application is sent there.
  • Students from north2north institutions in USA, Canada and Russia will be able to list two institutions/campuses in Norway or in Finland. In the case of institutions with several campuses such as Nord or UiT The Arctic University of Norway, students must select the campus at which they wish to study.
  • Due to the fact that the north2north allocation is made by campus to ensure equal levels of activity at all campuses, an incoming student who is allocated a grant from Norway will only be able to use this grant at the campus for which the allocation has been made.

The north2north institutional contact of each institution with potential applicants fill in the “north2north potential applicant list”  and submit it to the International Coordination Office of north2north to: isabelle.guissard@uit.no by 18 February at the latest.

The north2north institutional contacts inform the students that the deadline to submit the application form will be on 25 February.

The Norwegian National Agency for north2north allocates the waivers and the grants and communicate the results of the Norwegian allocation to the north2north institutional contacts on 20 March. It is each student’s responsibility to contact the north2north institutional contact of his/her home institution to ask if he/she is allocated a north2north grant.